Planning, Pushing, and Getting Me a Pacer And the featured image of my pup, the ultimate click-bait: Cute Pups I’ve taken time since my run at Cloudland Canyon to collect my mind and body. Defeat, earning my DNF just before the finish, has helped propel me further than any victory could. I know that finishing … Continue reading With Great Distance Comes Great Mental Suffering
Hold onto your butts. Over in the land of Bali, Indonesia, there’s this coffee that is crazy expensive. Purportedly the most expensive coffee in the world, Kopi Luwak Coffee. Little civets, cat-like rodent animals, eat coffee berries that are digested, then “released” back into the world. The beans ferment inside of the digestive tract, something … Continue reading Kopi Luwak Coffee. Poop Coffee.
I sat down in the roots of a tree slanting down toward a healthy creek, its water running under the short bridge I’d just hobbled across. I had left mile 38 so long ago, I didn’t know if I had made it far enough. It took me a long time to get to this point. … Continue reading 50 Miler Cloudland Canyon, GA: The Joys of a DNF
A few weeks ago, the pup and I took off to Cloudland Canyon State Park, nestled in northwest Georgia. I have signed up for a 50 miler within the park, set to begin at 5 am this Saturday, January 9th. I intended to run trails and get a feel for the elevation, the sights, and … Continue reading Cloudland Canyon 50 Miler Prep